4-star Upper East Side retreat with penthouse restaurant Near the East River Bentley Hotel is at the eastern edge of Manhattans Upper East Side, a few steps from the East River and 2 blocks from Queensboro Bridge. You’ll be within a 20-minute walk of Central Park and its zoo, as well as major Fifth Avenue retailers like FAO Schwarz and the Apple Store. A ride on the tram For sightseeing with a twist, the Roosevelt Island Tramway takes you high across the East River, with tremendous views of the city skyline the tram station is a 9-minute walk. One block past the station, you’ll find Bloomingdale’s, one of New York’s favorite fashion stores. Dinner with a view At penthouse restaurant Prime, you can indulge in refined kosher cuisine as you take in panoramic views of the East River. The chic Lobby Café and Bar serves cocktails and light bites, and in summer months there’s seating out on the garden patio. River or city views Facing the river or city, the 197 stylish, gold-accented guestrooms feature premium bedding, WiFi, and LCD TVs. Clock radios with iPod® docks are bedside, and marble bathrooms are stocked with New York’s own C.O. Bigelow® products.